Marching & Concert Band
The HHS marching band, directed by Mr. Jeff Hart, represents our school district:
- performs at football games
- a small pep band performs at basketball games
- plays for many other schoolwide events
- leads the annual Haverford Township Day Parade
- plays for the Haverford Township's annual Memorial Day Ceremony
- participates in other township celebrations
During the winter and spring concert season, musicians perform with either the Concert Band or Wind Ensemble. Wind Ensemble is the higher-level group; placement is by audition for both performing groups. Select members of the wind ensemble also perform as part of the school symphony orchestra at orchestra concerts and commencement.
Each year, many HHS band members are selected, through auditiation, for PMEA district and regional band.
The HHS band also travels, for 4 days in the spring of even-numbered years, to an adjudicated music festival in Virginia or Florida. Trips are optional and are paid for by the students who attend.
For up-to-date information about sectionals, performances, and forms, please visit the director's web page.
Competition Marching Band and Color Guard
2016 Competition Band Schedule & Results
American Open Division
New to Comp Band? What you need to know …
The Competition Marching Band is a dedicated group of musicians and color guard. They perform intricate music and drill work on the field, and compete throughout the fall. The Haverford High School Competition Marching Band has a long-standing record of performance excellence.
Competition Band Staff
Director: Jeff Hart
Assistant Director: Alex Gittelman
Percussion Instructors: Dave Rutherford, Stephanie Miller
Color Guard Instructors: Leigh Shoepflin, Stacy Andrews
Visual Designer: Matt Piaetk
Marching Instructors: John-Paul Jones, Jacki Armes, Steve Davit, Josh Cooperstein
BOPs Liaison: Sherri Hulcher
For more information about Cavalcade of Bands, in which our band competes, visit the Cavalcade of Bands Association website.